Palestinians in Hamas-run Gaza protest for 2nd day against economic deterioration

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated on Friday in the Gaza Strip for the second day in a row against the worsening economic situation in the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling since 2007. Palestinian factions and political groups also denounced the use of force by Hamas security forces against the peaceful protesters against the high cost of living. Eyewitnesses said the police of the Hamas-run Ministry of Interior forcibly dispersed the protesters, mainly in the central Gaza Strip town of Deir el-Ballah. Social media activists published photos and video clips showing Hamas police beating demonstrators.
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